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Susan Terebenetz,
Hazardous Waste Officer

Sue is one of the hazardous waste officers for EH&S and has been involved with Environmental, Health and Safety at EH&S since 1997.

Expertise -Environmental Compliance and Hazardous Waste Management

"I used to make science happen now I make science go away"


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Education: push pin

1978, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, NMSU

Work Experience: push pin"Some good, some not so good""Some good, some not so good"

1997 - present:    NMSU, Environmental Health and Safety

1996-97:            City of Las Cruces Transit Authority, Aggie Shuttle Driver

1995-1996:          Ceramic Artist/salesperson (starving artist)


NMSU Chemistry & Biochemistry Dept, Coordinator, Administrative & Academic Support      Services

"..responsible for all undergraduate lab chemicals and equipment. Ordered all supplies for C&B departments.  Herded vast amounts of students through the labs.  Swept up lots of broken glass, thermometers.  Lots of experience in chemical waste and hazards.


NMSU, Chemistry Dept, Assistant Stockroom Manager. 

"guess I was planning on being a NMSU lifer."

Interests & Background:  push pin

Photography, Windsurfing, and Ceramics

Current Projects: push pin

Resource Recovery - " recycling of unwanted lab chemicals that can still be used"

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Contact Information 
 Environmental Health& Safety: MSC-3578, P.O. Box 30001, Academic Research Bldg. C, Rm. 109
    Street delivery address: NMSU, 1620 Standley Dr., Academic Research Bldg. C, Las Cruces, NM 88003
    Training Office: Academic Research Unit C, rm110 (see map ), 
    Telephone: 575-646-3327; FAX: 575-646-7898. Website -
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    This page was last updated on 08/22/2008